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2019 Iowa Youth Philanthropy Conference

August 6, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm


Registration for this event has closed; if you would still like to attend, please email us!

Join us for a day of learning with youth philanthropy students and leaders from across the state!

What to Expect:

  • Explore research on mental health needs of young people in Iowa
  • Learn about different youth philanthropy programs
  • Explore strategies to use your voice to advance issues and support causes you care about
  • Understand opportunities to stay connected to philanthropy and your community following graduation
  • Get practical tools and resources to take back to your community with you

Agenda At-A-Glance:

  • Registration
  • Welcome + Introductions
  • Mental Health: What Iowa’s Kids Experience
  • Networking Lunch
  • Breakout Sessions Round 1:
    • Mental Health Research & Advocacy Work
    • Community Impact Simulation
    • Taking it Public
  • Breakout Sessions Round 2:
    • Peer Pointers: Lessons from Other States
    • Life on the Other Side of Grants
    • Life After Youth Philanthropy
  • Wrap-Up + Ice Cream Social

This conference is sponsored by the Iowa Council of Foundations and FREE to attend. Please email admin@iowacounciloffoundations.org or call (515) 989-1188 if you have any questions or would like to request funds to support your mileage costs to attend the event. We hope you can join us!

We would like to thank our Conference Planning Committee Members:

  • Heidi Dalal, Martha-Ellen Tye Foundation
  • Isabel Dawson, Volunteer
  • Jenna Manders, Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque
  • Kari McCann Boutell, Iowa Council of Foundations
  • Amy Nossaman, Ottumwa Regional Legacy Foundation
  • Kelly Thompson, Quad Cities Community Foundation
  • Tom Wickersham, Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa
  • Alicia Vermeer, Community Youth Concepts, uVoice
  • Julie Hitchins, Community Foundation of Marshall County
  • Mary Clover, Volunteer


August 6, 2019
9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Marshalltown Community College
3700 South Center Street
Marshalltown, IA 50158 United States
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Kari McCann Boutell


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